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Black Enterprise Magazine September/October 2018 Issue

Author/Blogger Demetria L. Lucas of A Belle in Brooklyn

Relationship guru and author, Demetria L. Lucas (Image: Subject)

Black Blogger Month alumnus Demetria L. Lucas of the award-winning blog, A Belle in Brooklyn, continues to expand her brand. The enterprising journalist officially adds author to her resume as her debut book, A Belle in Brooklyn: The Go-To Girl for Advice on Living Your Best Single Life (Atria) hits bookshelves today.

In light of the book’s release, spoke with Lucas about her favorite pieces of literature that have inspired her along the way, which she shares in the video clip below.

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Anslem Samuel

Anslem Samuel, Senior Producer, has been a culture critic and entertainment journalist for over 10 years. After a four-year stint as Culture Editor at The Source, the New York native became the founding Editor-in-Chief of The Ave, an independent quarterly publication that combined entertainment, social issues and politics. From there, he served as the Senior Editor for XXL magazine for three years before moving up the ranks to Digital Content Director for Also heading up an award-winning relationship blog, he now brings his lifestyle expertise to